Changing the Model: The Real Experience of Magic and Mentalism, part 2
Magic and mentalism are a form of theatre. The most effective magic and mentalism performances lead audiences to focus on messages and experiences rather than props and methods.
Changing the Model: The Real Experience of Magic and Mentalism, part 1
Before we explore the principles we can learn from seemingly impossible experiences and apply to real-world issues, let’s rethink the fundamental premise of the modern theatrical magical experience by contrasting two interpretation models.
Foreground, Background, and Perspective
By looking at your combination of skills and occasionally putting emphasis on skills you might have left in the background, you are likely to find that the labels you have put on yourself are woefully insufficient to describe the true and expanding depth of your real capacity.